The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 21 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.52% 2.94% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 13.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
XML
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 23.53% 22.06% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Median daily rate £413 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for XML.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Kentico
1 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) E-Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (25.00%) SAPUI5
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOD
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP